NSW residents now have more freedom than they've had in months with COVID-19 restrictions eased at a host of venues including restaurants, pubs, chapels and beauty salons.
A tanker truck has driven into a throng of protesters on a closed interstate near Minneapolis, with the driver pulled from his rig and beaten, as major US cities imposed curfews in fear of another night of demonstrations against police brutality descending into violence.
Coronavirus restrictions are easing across Australia but don't expect to be shaking hands any time soon.
Queensland is celebrating another day of zero coronavirus cases as restrictions continue to ease across the state.
NSW public servants may get a one-off $1000 stimulus payment after the Berejiklian government decided to freeze their pay for 12 months.
SpaceX has delivered two astronauts to the International Space Station for NASA, following up a historic lift-off with an equally smooth docking in yet another first for Elon Musk's company.
New home construction and major renovation projects could be boosted through cash grants under a federal government coronavirus recovery plan.
Australian couple Simon and Mandy Boctor and their three children have kept to their Los Angeles home as gangs looted and torched nearby stores in the early hours of Sunday morning.
More than 6.07 million people have been reported infected with the coronavirus globally and 368,539 have died, according to a Reuters tally.
WHAT IS OPENING UP FROM JUNE 1 IN NSW:* Up to 50 people allowed to dine in restaurants, pubs, clubs, casinos and cafes* Beauty salons reopen with no more than 10 clients* Up to 20 people can attend weddings, 50 at funerals and 50 at places of worship* Museums, galleries,...